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Morgan Freeman: No Black President For U.S. Yet (white mama disqualifies)
http://www.npr.org/2012/07/05/156212527/morgan-freeman-no-black-president-for-u-s-yet ^ | July 6, 2012 | NPR staff

Posted on 07/06/2012 2:39:06 PM PDT by Seizethecarp

He was especially interested in talking about President Obama, and why Freeman thinks he should not be called America's first black president.

"First thing that always pops into my head regarding our president is that all of the people who are setting up this barrier for him ... they just conveniently forget that Barack had a mama, and she was white — very white American, Kansas, middle of America," Freeman said. "There was no argument about who he is or what he is. America's first black president hasn't arisen yet. He's not America's first black president — he's America's first mixed-race president."

Many of Freeman's films explore important chapters of African-American history: Amistad was about the trans-Atlantic slave trade; Driving Miss Daisy was set in the civil rights era; and Glory centered on an all-black regiment in the Civil War.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; race; sourcetitlenoturl
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1 posted on 07/06/2012 2:39:17 PM PDT by Seizethecarp
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To: Seizethecarp

Fine. If we must apply labels, then someone get Allen West to satisfy their requirements.


2 posted on 07/06/2012 2:41:16 PM PDT by ScottinSacto
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To: Seizethecarp

So are the libs going to call Morgan Freeman a racist? I wanna see some red on red damnit!


3 posted on 07/06/2012 2:41:24 PM PDT by InsidiousMongo
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To: Seizethecarp
Fine. How about Clarence Thomas, Allen West, Larry Elder, Walter Williams, Thomas Sowell, etc.

As far as I know, they all come from two black parents. How would that suit you, Morgan?

4 posted on 07/06/2012 2:42:31 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Seizethecarp

Disowned by black folks now? Poor Barry. I think that since his baby daddy was Malcolm X, he should be, I dont know , what ? 5/8 black?


5 posted on 07/06/2012 2:42:44 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Seizethecarp
OMG... Is this a signal to stay home this fall? That it is ok to do so? Or has Morgan started listening to Doc Savage or something because if any other Conservative talk show host would have said that, they would be writing their memoir's in early retirement...
6 posted on 07/06/2012 2:43:17 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Seizethecarp

Moran Freeman said he would vote for Obozo, ‘If I Could Vote for Him 1000 Times, I Would’, I use to like this nitwit.


7 posted on 07/06/2012 2:44:45 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: Seizethecarp

See also Chris Matthews convoluted take:

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/chris-matthews-helpfully-explains-how-obama-went-from-black-to-white-in-2008-campaign/

If there’s one person who can always be trusted to delicately handle the subject of President Obama‘s race, it’s Chris Matthews. And on his show today, he proved how nuanced and restrained he can be on this topic by saying that in 2008, Obama was positioning himself as more of a white candidate with references to his immigrant roots, and how that meant he was walking back being “black” in that race.

The subject of the segment was how Obama’s racial identity has shaped his personal and political life. The Washington Post‘s David Maraniss explained that since Obama is only half-white and half-black, white America just really wants to know why he identifies as black. Matthews helpfully observed that throughout American history, “if you’re one drop black, you’ll become black.”

Matthews highlighted a section in Maraniss’ book about the president where Obama once told an old girlfriend he was “an imposter” because while identifying as black, “he was so white [and] there was hardly a black bone in his body.” Maraniss explained when Obama was in New York for a few years, he really didn’t make any black friends. Matthews then turned to the 2008 election and how Obama seemingly did sort of a racial double-take in that race.


8 posted on 07/06/2012 2:44:45 PM PDT by Seizethecarp
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To: Seizethecarp

I’ve said that all along. He’s mulatto, damit!.

A lot of racist white folk voted for the mulotto thinking
he would actually help the black and whites unite.

Boy were they wrong.


9 posted on 07/06/2012 2:45:55 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (54,000,000 0bama's people on welfare and food stamps?)
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To: Seizethecarp

How many blacks even think of his very white whacked out mamma...or equate his black side as being pure Muslim.


10 posted on 07/06/2012 2:46:43 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Seizethecarp

And ya know what DH Freeman......After what this “mixed” ass clown and his merry band of Marxists have pulled, you’ll never ever see the rise of your 1st “black” President....So get over it......


11 posted on 07/06/2012 2:48:17 PM PDT by geege
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To: Seizethecarp

So they don’t want to claim this one either? I can understand.


12 posted on 07/06/2012 2:49:20 PM PDT by boycott (CAL)
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To: Seizethecarp

So they have disowned Bill Clinton. He feels their pain and to be honest he actually seems more black to me than the intellectual commie Obama.


13 posted on 07/06/2012 2:49:36 PM PDT by formosa (Formosa)
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To: Seizethecarp
Freeman looks kind of ‘chocolate’ to me...He's not pure black either....
14 posted on 07/06/2012 2:50:35 PM PDT by GOPJ (Speak truth to lies - to ignorance. Speak honesty to corruption . Stand-up to liberal elite liars..)
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To: Seizethecarp

Why, EVERYBODY knows, that Bill Clinton was the first black President. He said so himself.

Just because ol’ Billie Jeff was a little challenged in the melanin department, shouldn’t be anything to hold against him. What the heck, he MIGHT be an albino.


15 posted on 07/06/2012 2:51:11 PM PDT by alloysteel (Fear and intimidation work. At least on the short term.)
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To: boomop1

I used to like him, as an actor, too. Nice voice.

I wouldn’t pay $$$ to see this dumbard or any of his Leftist actor friends ever again.

Moron Freeman, buh-bye. Nobody, except you racist, Liberal arseholes ever cared about Barry’s breeding background.


16 posted on 07/06/2012 2:51:55 PM PDT by Pigsley
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To: Seizethecarp

“He’s not America’s first black president — he’s America’s first mixed-race president”.

Oh, oh!
Better not tell that to the 95% of the black population who voted for Obama because he was black.


17 posted on 07/06/2012 2:52:09 PM PDT by Jonah Vark (Any 5th grader knows that the Constitution declares the separation of powers.)
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To: Seizethecarp

He’s half black, half white and all red. Marxist bastard!


18 posted on 07/06/2012 2:53:02 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Seizethecarp

99% of American blacks are mixed race but his momma was no ordinary midwest girl.


19 posted on 07/06/2012 2:54:01 PM PDT by altura (Vote Romney. He's our only hope.)
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To: Jim Robinson

That remind me of the old kid’s riddle: What’s black and white and red all over?

A newspaper.


20 posted on 07/06/2012 2:55:43 PM PDT by altura (Vote Romney. He's our only hope.)
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To: Seizethecarp

Go back through Morgan Freeman’s past. I guarantee you he’s not what he demands others to be. Besides, his and other’s exclusive focus on race is laughable. If they, for one second, imagine themselves, somehow, because of their race, to be “African,” they are some of the most deluded people on the face of the earth. In Africa there is no generic African—everybody’s a member of a tribe and/or language group. That has a higher priority in day-to-day life than melanin content. And black Africans laugh at black Americans dressed up in their dashikis and cowry shell necklaces and other Africanoid clothing thinking they are “celebrating their heritage.” They know that black Americans are WAY more American in their attitudes and outlook on life than they could ever be African.


21 posted on 07/06/2012 2:56:08 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: Seizethecarp

Most blacks in the US are mixed-race, to some degree, including Morgan Freeman. Just compare pictures of actual Africans from West Africa, versus “African Americans”.


22 posted on 07/06/2012 2:57:18 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: Seizethecarp

Knowing Morgan Freeman from previous news reports, it raised my blood pressure really rise when the Independence Day church service had a patriotic film narrated by ... MF?!?!? Yes I know that the media has a love affair with deep melodious voices from Paul Robeson on. What would Darth Vader have been without James Earl Jones voicing his lines? Now I would like to watch the science channel program, “Through the Wormhole” but since it is narrated by MF, I find it easy to skip. YUCK this idiot!


23 posted on 07/06/2012 2:58:36 PM PDT by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existence!)
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To: aruanan

How many people saw the Skip Gates Project on PBS where they took blood and DNA samples from many black folks and then proved to a lot if them that they had no identifiable history with slave ancestors. Morgan Freeman is descended from slaves but you should have seen for instance Maya Angelou’s face when Gates told her she was like more white than African and her ancestors all came here from Trinidad. LOL


24 posted on 07/06/2012 3:05:23 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Seizethecarp

Morgan’s words ring of racism to me. Looking for someone of a certain racial purity should have gone out with the search for pure “Aryans” of some decades ago.


25 posted on 07/06/2012 3:05:42 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: Seizethecarp

This is huge!
Let it start.
The left blacks will abandon him...I’ve been saying to other blacks that he has no slavery blood in him and they have permission to abandon him and there’s always defensiveness...

Freeman saying this is just the beginning...


26 posted on 07/06/2012 3:10:14 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: Seizethecarp
Why would anyone listen to the moron (Freeman) who raped his granddaughter?

That this fool would be allowed in the public eye is in itself a disgrace.
Taking anything he says seriously is a travesty.

27 posted on 07/06/2012 3:11:19 PM PDT by stormhill
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To: Seizethecarp

she was red ... not white


28 posted on 07/06/2012 3:12:13 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: RobinOfKingston

This “racial purity” crap our black brothers and sisters learned at the knee of their supposed political party heroes like racist Woodrow Wilson and Margaret Sanger of Eugenics fame. “Progressives” / “Liberals” same horse different rider. Which political party is the home of the Klan?


29 posted on 07/06/2012 3:13:24 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Seizethecarp
So the Halfrican-American doesn't qualify?

He's not the descendant of slaves, he's the descendant of slave sellers.

30 posted on 07/06/2012 3:13:57 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Seizethecarp

...does Morgan want his nuts too?


31 posted on 07/06/2012 3:14:14 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Pigsley
I used to like him, as an actor, too. Nice voice.

I know. Why do they have to let words leave their mouths outside of the movies? It always ruins it.

32 posted on 07/06/2012 3:14:25 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: atc23

try 4/8 white,3/8 Arab slave trader, and 1/8 black


33 posted on 07/06/2012 3:17:01 PM PDT by jrd (DO AWAY WITH THE EPA)
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To: aruanan

> Go back through Morgan Freeman’s past. I guarantee you
> he’s not what he demands others to be. . . .

Started to do just that and came up with this (unrelated to the current issue of race but indicative of the pressures he must be under):

Denzel Washington & Morgan Freeman’s Porn Star Sons Dis
Montana Fishburne

By TheUrbanDaily Staff
The Urban Daily
Augus 25, 2010

After Montana Fishburne has received so much media
attention for her porno movie, three guys claiming to be
the sons of Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman and Samuel
Jackson have dissed her in a recent online video while
bragging about their own porno movies. . . .

http://theurbandaily.com/897035/children-of-hollywood-actors-in-porn-speak-out-on-montana-fishburne/


34 posted on 07/06/2012 3:17:44 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Seizethecarp

***MORGAN FREEMAN MARRIED HIS GRANDDAUGHTER, BTW....****

Disgusting...? YEP.


35 posted on 07/06/2012 3:20:23 PM PDT by insideguy
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To: Seizethecarp

He’s right. I get so annoyed with the whole “first black President” business. So many people voted for him just because he was “black.” He’s not black.


36 posted on 07/06/2012 3:21:09 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Seizethecarp

“First thing that always pops into my head regarding our president is that all of the people who are setting up this barrier for him ... they just conveniently forget that Barack had a mama, and she was white — very white American, Kansas, middle of America,” Freeman said.

Lucky for him that he did have a WHITE Mama very white American, Kansas. Now I will ask you to consider something. It’s what I call “Where would they be?” It’s kind of like follow the money when seeking out Democrats and corruption.

Where would Barack Hussein Obama be? If he had not had a white Mama. And especially if he had not had a white Grandfather and Grandmother. Who else would have raised him his mother seems to have been out of the picture as far as being responsible for raising her child. Maybe she picked up this trait during the time she spent with his womanizing philandering baby making daddy who by all accounts was some kind of international playboy. And who disappeared from the picture shortly after his birth. That is of course if he was really Baracks father. Most black men do not know their fathers or actually who their fathers are. So now we must ask where would he be? He would most likely have been raised on the welfare and food stamp system. Lived in Government housing and spent his free time (every hour of his life) playing basketball on the gubmint playground, drinking, gang banging, and getting high in the hood. He would not have gotten an education in the countrys finest colleges or gotten a law degree. He might even have wound up in prison. Just take a moment and think about it all if not for his wealthy white Grandfather. Where would He be?


37 posted on 07/06/2012 3:21:09 PM PDT by cquiggy
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To: Seizethecarp

As far as I’m concerned, Freeman can take his “gravitas” and shove it. He’s just another racist black man seeking revenge on Whitey.


38 posted on 07/06/2012 3:21:22 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: boomop1

We bin down di rode b4.

Many of the race hustlers said years back that Barack was not black enough.

As if Moron Freeman won’t donate big time to Obama this time?

CNN Host Promotes Liberal Morgan Freeman’s Demand Obama Get ‘Fighting Mad’
Published: 8/25/2011 10:08 AM ET

Morgan Freeman: ‘We’re In a Lot of Trouble If We Don’t Reelect Obama’ - People on Other Side ‘Scare Me’

By Noel Sheppard | June 20, 2012 | 09:04

Liberal Actor Morgan Freeman Calls Tea Party “Racist,” Herman Cain Slams Back (video)

Posted By Vicki McClure Davidson on September 25, 2011

BLACK AND NOT A DEMOCRAT
http://rightcogency.wordpress.com/


39 posted on 07/06/2012 3:24:40 PM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Bernard Marx

He looks to be of mixed heritage himself.


40 posted on 07/06/2012 3:25:14 PM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: Seizethecarp
i wonder if freeman has a whitey in the woodpile somewhere...
41 posted on 07/06/2012 3:25:14 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: GOPJ

Tim Robbins: “Why do they call you Red?”

Morgan Freeman: “Maybe it’s cause I’m Irish.”

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION


42 posted on 07/06/2012 3:25:14 PM PDT by Argus
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To: GOPJ

I was about to say that . Morgan Freeman has some white blood in his past too. He is not pure black, few African Americans are.

Morgan Freeman is only hurting himself with this racism. Most white people had a great deal of respect for him. Now they are finding out he is just another racist black.


43 posted on 07/06/2012 3:28:11 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Joe 6-pack

Alan Keyes. Couldn’t get a single black person really interested simply because he ran as a Republican.


44 posted on 07/06/2012 3:28:30 PM PDT by CodeToad (uired to vote for a treaty.)
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To: aruanan

“And black Africans laugh at black Americans dressed up in their dashikis and cowry shell necklaces and other Africanoid clothing thinking they are “celebrating their heritage.””

Like that phoney-baloney, idiotic Kwanzaa-Krap?


45 posted on 07/06/2012 3:30:10 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs and most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: beaversmom

I havent watched a Rock Hudson movie since I found out he was queer.

Watching him making love to Doris day is more than I can stand when I know he was a poofter.

Same for Jodie Foster. No longer watch her movies.


46 posted on 07/06/2012 3:35:19 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Seizethecarp

There’s no bigot like an old bigot. Somebody had to step in for Sheriff Andy.


47 posted on 07/06/2012 3:35:19 PM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: SES1066

Yes, Moron Freeman id ‘down for the struggle’ enjoying his little cottage in da hood. Charleston, Miss.

http://virtualglobetrotting.com/map/morgan-freemans-house/view/?service=1


48 posted on 07/06/2012 3:38:11 PM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Seizethecarp
Wanda Sykes, that black lesbian comedian, said when Obama was first elected she was so happy we had our first black President. But if he screwed up it was his white side or something to that effect. It was at one of those correspondence dinners, I think.

He's really lost it if blacks are pointing out his white half.

49 posted on 07/06/2012 3:39:44 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Seizethecarp

Obama is possibly the only genuine AFRICAN-AMERICAN in the US.

Almost none of them in the US have even been to Africa, nor have their parents.

Obama is both an American, and a Foreign Exchange Student from somewhere actually in the country of Africa.


50 posted on 07/06/2012 3:42:11 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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